Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Marguerite Yourcenar. El temps i els dies

Eulàlia Lledó

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Given as a conference paper, this article deals with time, with the passage of time, aspect which punctuates, accurates and times the whole of Yourcenar's production. It appears in many titles of her books, she talks about it in many novels and prose writings of hers, and it is one of the fundamental settings she chooses for her work. She mentions her own years and days, her own vital time, to set books and obsessions, immaturities and fulfillments, she makes it move forward and backwards in the notes and warnings which are always included in her literature. She explains the relativeness, as well as the different tones and textures which past, present and future can adopt.

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